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Film Production of “loyalties” Suppressed Because Hero is Jew, It is Revealed

February 16, 1926
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Taming Jew Into Scotchman Prevented by Author (Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

A sensational discovery concerning the attempts of an American film producer to suppress Galsworthy’s “Loyalties” because the hero of the drama, a Jew, appears in a favorable light, was made yesterday by the London “Sunday Express.”

The story goes that a well known American producer bought the film rights for “Loyalties” two years ago with the intention of preventing its production. Afterward, he proposed to change the Israel from a Jew to a Scotchman. The author took exception to this change, which he considered a maltreatment of the play.

“Watch this as yon have never watched anything before,” Galsworthy cabled to has New York representatives. The result of this was that nothing was heard of the film production of the play.

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